Thursday, February 25, 2016

The movie "Idiocracy" has come true

I remember watching this movie a couple years ago and thinking our country was becoming so dumbed-down, we were heading down the same path -- and now, with Trump and his supporters, we have actually reached a point of mimicry of the comedic movie. (But in "real" life, it's not funny! We will have to live through the horror of what imbecilic voters are bringing us.)  As one reader's comment resignedly says:

And thus ends America...not in a grand blaze of self-sacrifice or bravery, but with a drool-flecked "Duhhhh..." of self-absorbed ignorance.

'Idiocracy' Writer Says Satirical Film About Dumbed-Down America Has Become A 'Documentary'

"I thought the worst thing that would come true was everyone wearing Crocs," said Ethan Cohen.

For full article and to see a short clip of the movie: